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Donald Trump is an American Mussolini

The GOP front-runner’s calls for violence against his critics are no joke. Violence at American political rallies has never been acceptable, especially violence encouraged by the candidate.

Gun violence

US violence breeds a grotesque language

What makes expressions such as “active shooter” and “campus lockdown” so disturbing is not just the regularity with which they are now uttered and written, but the huge disconnect between their militaristic tone and the contexts of their use.